Sports, Women's Soccer

Knights earn first round bye in IIAC Tournament

Three different players scored goals as the Wartburg women’s soccer team wrapped up their regular season with a 3-0 victory over rival Luther in Decorah.

Cathy Reiter got the Knights on the board early with a goal in the fourth minute and the score stayed 1-0 until halftime.

In the second half, Reiter assisted Anna Aqunio who scored to put Wartburg up 2-0 in the 57th minute. Lauren Bauer’s goal in the 73rd minute made the final score 3-0.

The Knights outshot the Norse 24-5 and held a 10-1 advantage in corner kicks.

The win clinched the Knights a first round bye in the Iowa Conference Tournament, earning second place in the conference.

FINAL IOWA CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Loras (7-0, 15-4)

Wartburg (6-1, 12-3-3)

Dubuque (4-2-1, 9-6-2)

Central (3-2-2, 11-5-2)

Simpson (2-5, 9-8)

Luther (2-5, 7-9-1)

Coe (1-5-1, 7-9-2)

Buena Vista (1-6, 10-8-1)

IOWA CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT

First Round: Saturday, Oct. 27

No. 5 Simpson @ No. 4 Central (TBA)

No. 6 Luther @ No. 3 Dubuque (1 p.m.)

Semifinals: Wednesday, Oct. 31

Simpson/Central Winner @ No. 1 Loras (5 p.m.)

Luther/Dubuque Winner @ No. 2 Wartburg (TBA)

Championship: Saturday, Nov. 3

TBA @ Top Seed Remaining

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